An exploration of comics as an art form, with in-depth discussion of the history, development and forms of the medium, all wrapped up in an engaging and easy to understand package- a graphic novel! How better to explain graphic storytelling than to present it in the very form being discussed?— From Dorie's Picks
The bestselling international classic on storytelling and visual communication
"You must read this book." -- Neil Gaiman
Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics is a seminal examination of comics art: its rich history, surprising technical components, and major cultural significance. Explore the secret world between the panels, through the lines, and within the hidden symbols of a powerful but misunderstood art form.